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1966798 - Backup Server Error number 44 is returned when using isql to connect to a remote backup server or when trying to execute a remote backup command - SAP ASE


  • Unable to execute a remote ASE backup
  • Unable to connect to a remote ASE Backup Server using isql
  • Unix "ping" the remote server establishes a connection
  • When executing a remote backup, the backup fails with the connection errors shown below:
    • Local backup log:
      Backup Server: Client-Library error: Error number 44, Layer 4, Origin1, Severity 4: ct_connect(): protocol specific layer: external error:

    • When connecting to a remote Backup Server using isql,  the following error messages are returned to the console:
      The attempt to connect to the server failed..Backup Server: Cannot open a connection to the remote[*] site 'test157_BS'.
      Start the remote Backup Server if it is not running.
    •   Msg 8009, Level 16, State 1:
        Server 'test1503', Line 1:
        Error encountered by Backup Server.  Please refer to Backup Server messages for details.



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.5


backup, backupserver, remote, , KBA , cr738322 , slave , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Product Enhancement

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